For Spielbergs Rejected by USC, NYU, and UCLA
Okay, so you want to be the next Spielberg, or maybe Scorsese, but you'd prefer a more intimate, personal learning experience than some of the bigger, more famous schools can offer. Then Chapman University, located in Orange, California, is what you might be look- ing for—where the only limit is your imagination.
According to its website, Chapman, founded in 1861, and located in the midst of one of the nation's most artistically creative areas, is "one of the oldest, most prestigious private universities in California—drawing outstanding students from across the nation and around the world."
Hands-On Cinema Studies, 24/7
Chapman is comprised of seven schools and colleges, including the Dodge College of Film and Media Arts, recognized as one of the leading flm schools in the U.S. Located just south of Los Angeles at Chapman University, Dodge is comprised of the Sodaro-Pankey Undergraduate School of Media Arts, the Conservatory of Motion Pictures, and the Media and Public Interest Institute. The Dodge College offers many avenues to study cinema through a complete, hands-on curriculum in a facility open 24/7. At the Dodge College you will learn the craft of cinema, get direct contact with Hollywood top guns, and get equipment and gear in your hands so you can start making your own flms on your very frst day on campus.
Ninety Areas of Study, 76 Tree-Lined Acres
Of course, Chapman, situated amongst 76 beautiful tree-lined acres, and featuring a mix of landmark historic buildings and state-of-the-art facilities, is more than just about flm. Chapman is also known for its liberal arts and professional programs, offering more than 90 areas of study, including science, business, education, humanities, and performing arts.
Chapman University offers the best of a nationally accredited liberal arts education, with the comprehensive curriculum and research opportunities you'd fnd at larger schools. At Chapman, according to its website, "You can expect to see and feel the warmth of the students, faculty, and staff in a place where professors know your name and want to know what you are thinking."
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